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  • Tilda triumphs at BAFTAs

    Tilda triumphs at BAFTAs

    • Posted Monday 11 February, 2008

    Tilda Swinton's outstanding performance in Michael Clayton earned the EIFF Patron the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress.

  • EIFF Prems scoop awards

    EIFF Prems scoop awards

    • Posted Wednesday 06 February, 2008

    The awards season is in full swing, and Control, La soledad, XXY and short film Soft have picked up prizes around the globe.

  • EIFF Patron gets Oscar nod

    EIFF Patron gets Oscar nod

    • Posted Tuesday 05 February, 2008

    EIFF Patron Tilda Swinton has received her first Academy Award® nomination, in recognition of her outstanding performance in Michael Clayton.

  • Join the EIFF Press Team

    • Posted Wednesday 30 January, 2008

    We are now recruiting for an internship in the London offices of Edinburgh International Film Festival's Press Agent, Rogers and Cowan.

  • Control bags BAFTA nods

    Control bags BAFTA nods

    • Posted Thursday 17 January, 2008

    EIFF 2007 hit Control has been nominated for a trio of BAFTA Film Awards, including Best British Film.

  • Riley recognised as Rising Star

    Riley recognised as Rising Star

    • Posted Thursday 10 January, 2008

    Sam Riley, the star of EIFF 2007 hit Control, has been nominated for another accolade, the BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award.

  • A New Year and a New Festival

    A New Year and a New Festival

    • Posted Tuesday 08 January, 2008

    Artistic Director Hannah McGill gives the lowdown on the upcoming months at Festival HQ, in the run up to the May 7 programme launch for the 62nd EIFF.

  • Hawke's Heartbreak

    Hawke's Heartbreak

    • Posted Tuesday 08 January, 2008

    Writer, actor, director…is there anything Ethan Hawke can’t do? The two-time Oscar nominee talks about adapting his novel The Hottest State for the big screen.

  • EIFF  All-Time Greats

    EIFF All-Time Greats

    • Posted Tuesday 08 January, 2008

    Programmer Niall Fulton recalls meeting actor Malcolm McDowell at EIFF 2004 - the star of his All-Time Great, Lindsay Anderson's O Lucky Man!.

  • Oscar hopes for XXY

    Oscar hopes for XXY

    • Posted Thursday 20 December, 2007

    Lucia Puenzo's debut feature has been selected as the Argentine candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

  • EIFF award winner selected for Sundance

    EIFF award winner selected for Sundance

    • Posted Wednesday 19 December, 2007

    Breadmakers, the winner of the Best Scottish Short Documentary at the 61st EIFF, has been selected for the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.

  • Hannah delighted with BIFA success

    Hannah delighted with BIFA success

    • Posted Wednesday 19 December, 2007

    Artistic Director Hannah McGill gives her reaction to the BIFA awards won by directors, writers and actors who featured at EIFF 2007.

  • Control triumphs at BIFA

    Control triumphs at BIFA

    • Posted Monday 03 December, 2007

    Anton Corbijn's Control has won five British Independent Film Awards to add to the prizes it scooped at EIFF 2007.

  • Striking a deal

    Striking a deal

    • Posted Monday 26 November, 2007

    The Writers Guild of America strike has sent shockwaves through Hollywood. Paul Laverty, Hannah McGill and former EIFF guests give their take on the impact of the strike.

  • Capturing Chapman

    Capturing Chapman

    • Posted Monday 26 November, 2007

    Director Andrew Piddington talks about his controversial biopic of Mark David Chapman, The Killing of John Lennon (EIFF 2006), in cinemas December 7.

  • EIFF All-Time Greats

    EIFF All-Time Greats

    • Posted Monday 26 November, 2007

    In the first part of a new series Festival staff pick their EIFF all-time favourite films. Artistic Director Hannah McGill leads off with the Maysles Brothers' Grey Gardens.

  • December releases

    December releases

    • Posted Monday 26 November, 2007

    We have the perfect antidote to the Christmas and New Year frenzy – a great movie! Check out the films which premiered at EIFF, and will be available this month in cinemas or on DVD.

  • Audience Award winner scoops another prize

    Audience Award winner scoops another prize

    • Posted Monday 19 November, 2007

    The winner of the EIFF 2007 Audience Award, documentary We Are Together, has been lauded again, this time at Sheffield Doc/Fest.

  • Winners of Flying Scotsman DVDs

    Winners of Flying Scotsman DVDs

    • Posted Monday 12 November, 2007

    Thanks to all of our subscribers who entered the October Newsletter competition. Find out if you're a winner...

  • Hannah's Update

    Hannah's Update

    • Posted Monday 29 October, 2007

    Artistic Director Hannah McGill has been scouring the globe for the 62nd EIFF, and reports from the Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea.

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